Charles McCathieNevile
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Description

Charles McCathieNevile (better known to the world as "chaals") has been Chief Standards Officer at Opera since 2005, and is responsible for Opera's leading role in ensuring that the best of Web development is available to the world in the form of open standards. With more than two decades of experience in both commercial and academic hypertext systems, his personal interests are broad but include accessibility of the web to all people from all devices, and better ways to make information help people reach more of their goals more easily. He is co-chair of the W3C Web Applications Working Group, and also involved in several other W3C working groups. Before joining Opera Charles worked on the Staff of W3C. In his spare time he is Vice President of the Iberoamerican Web accessibility group Sidar, tries to learn languages, and cooks.

A constant traveller, he speaks English, French and Spanish, and is trying to improve his Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese and Russian to be good enough to use them at work.


Lectures:

panel
flag Linked Open Data Session: Panel
as panelist at  W3C Workshop: Making the Multilingual Web Work, Rome 2013,
together with: Dominic Jones (moderator), Jorge Gracia (panelist), Ivan Herman (panelist), Gordon Dunsire (panelist), Daniel Vila Suero (panelist), Roberto Navigli (panelist), David Lewis (panelist), Haofen Wang (panelist),
7890 views
  lecture
flag Linked Open Data Session
as author at  W3C Workshop: Making the Multilingual Web Work, Rome 2013,
9313 views
debate
flag Question & Answer for Localizers
as panelist at  W3C Workshop: Making the Multilingual Web Work, Rome 2013,
together with: Jan Anders Nelson (moderator), Hans Uszkoreit (panelist), Bryan Schnabel (panelist), Sinclair Morgan (panelist),
14147 views
  lecture
flag Localization in a Big Company: The Hard Bits
as author at  W3C Workshop: Making the Multilingual Web Work, Rome 2013,
12758 views
debate
flag Creators Q&A session
as chairman at  W3C Workshop: A Local Focus for the Multilingual Web, Limerick 2011,
together with: Danielle Bo├člet, Lise Bissonnette Janody,
4779 views
  debate
flag Q&A session
as author at  W3C Workshop: Content on the Multilingual Web, Pisa 2011,
together with: Felix Sasaki (chairman), Dag Schmidtke, Jirka Kosek, Sophie Hurst,
8304 views
lecture
flag Standards for Multilingual Web Sites
as author at  W3C Workshop: Content on the Multilingual Web, Pisa 2011,
8561 views
  lecture
flag Lessons from standardizing i18n aspects of packaged web applications
as author at  W3C Workshop: Content on the Multilingual Web, Pisa 2011,
8629 views